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Tension in the Middle East & Oil Prices | Weekly News Update

Tensions Heat Up in The Middle East Conflict in the Persian Gulf continues to heat up as multiple attacks...

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History of the DOE Fuel Price Index in Transportation

Information updated from the original post date of 3/6/2018. Shippers using the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Diesel Fuel Price...

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3 Principles Motivating Supply Chain Innovation

Supply chain transformation is having more than just a moment. An acceleration in new technologies, strategic choices, and even...

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Tropical Storm Barry Makes Landfall | Weekly News Update

Tropical Storm Barry Makes Landfall in Louisiana Tropical Storm Barry made landfall on Saturday, bringing heavy wind and rain...

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What’s in Your Barrel? A Breakdown of Refined Products and Price Implications

Information updated from the original post date of 9/28/2018. Consumers are often familiar with the gas and diesel used...

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Summer Driving Season and its Effect on OTR Diesel

In the US, the summer driving season occupies the majority of the summer months, and in this time refiners...

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Increased Diesel Taxes & 10-Year Low Truck Orders | Weekly News Update

Higher Diesel Taxes Take Effect In 13 States As we enter July, multiple states elected to adjust their state...

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New York Harbor Transportation Spot Market Overview

Most shippers understand that variability in price, time, tax, and geography influences fuel costs that move goods to market....

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The Mounting Impact of International Relations on Energy Markets | July 2019 Advisor Preview

A myriad of upward and downward energy price drivers influenced significant volatility throughout June, reinforcing the distortion that exists...

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Oil Output Agreement Reached by Saudi Arabia & Russia | Weekly News Update

Oil Output Agreement Reached by Saudi Arabia and Russia Russia and Saudi Arabia agreed ahead of this week’s Organization...

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4 Common Mistakes in Carrier Selection Strategies

For shippers, one of the keys to good transportation management is having a balanced carrier portfolio. Carriers vary in...

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FAQ: What do Shippers Need to Know About Fuel Recovery?

Hear Matt Balzola, Vice President of Go-To-Market, discuss prospective clients’ most burning questions. Matt has helped many clients adopt...

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OPEC Delays Meeting Date, Volvo Pursues AI | Weekly News Update

OPEC Confirms Meeting Date Amidst Continued Tension in the Middle East The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and...

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Shipper of Choice | Implementing Strategic Initiatives

Recently, FreightWaves released its 2019 Official Shipper of Choice top 25 winners. The list includes 25 shippers that “do...

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Canada Carbon Tax | Alberta Withdraws Provincial Carbon Tax

Information updated from the original post date on 6/6/2019. As of May 30, the Canadian province of Alberta officially...

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Crude Oil Tanker Attacks | Weekly News Update

Additional Crude Oil Tankers Attacked Near the Strait of Hormuz Two crude oil tankers were attacked in the Gulf...

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OPEC’s Changing Role in Global Price Dynamics

Crude oil is the most widely traded commodity in the world, primarily because of its use to create a...

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Diesel Markets Drop Like a Rock, Indices Fall Like a Feather

How Do Diesel Fuel Prices Respond to Change in the Market? A Tale of Two Prices On a global...

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Possible OPEC Deal Extension & Softening Truck Orders | Weekly News Update

Saudi Arabia Signals OPEC Deal Extension After reaching five-month lows this past week, crude prices rose slightly on Friday...

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Diesel Tax Change | Illinois Increases State Tax to Improve Infrastructure

State infrastructure bills have gained much attention in recent months due to ever-worsening infrastructure throughout the US.  Typically, the...

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Oil Market’s Balancing, Inventories, and US Refining Scene | June Advisor Preview

Energy price stability was the main theme for much of May, before a manifold of downside risks materialized toward...

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Trump Threatens Tariffs on Mexican Imports | Weekly News Update

Tariffs Threatened on Mexican Imports in Response to Migrant Surge US President Trump threatened to impose 5 percent tariffs...

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Leveraging Transportation Data for Broader Market Views | The Mercury Group

The transportation and supply chain industries are operating in a time when unprecedented volumes of data and information are...

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US-China Trade War | Tariffs Continue to Impact Supply Chains

Last we updated our commentary on tariffs the US and China were on a tentative truce with minimal duties...

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